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Photography Equipment On Board W Fishing Kayak

I’ve had the kayak out a number of times now and am dialing in my photography setup. I found that splaying the tripod across the top of the cockpit is much better than having the legs inside. This way, I … Continue reading

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Rigging a Fishing Kayak with a Transducer

I recently upgraded to a combo fish finder GPS unit. I was using a suction cup to hold the transducer to the side of the W but I noticed it would create drag and occasionally fall off. I tried several … Continue reading

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Gary Rigs his W kayak With and Anchor System

In my never ending quest to simplify and diversify using my Wavewalk kayak, I just added a cable anchoring system. I first assembled the pulley arrangement as per Jeff McGovern’s video in the rigging section of the W website (which … Continue reading

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Motorized Fishing Kayak with Oceanographic Equipment

Here are some more pics of my motorized fishing kayak, and a blog from the project: http://blog.iod.ucsd.edu/RIVET/ We keep talking about turning the wave walker into a robot..autonomous surface vehicle..so I don’t have to drive!…haven’t done it yet but will let … Continue reading

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High Elevation Kayak Fishing, CA

Decided to bring the kayak to Mammoth Lakes, CA for a few days. I also hauled along my electric trolling motor, only to discover that motors are not allowed on the lake I was fishing in. Will test out down … Continue reading

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Rigging and Kayak Fishing with Craig, TX

Craig, Texas Finally managed to get into the water this weekend! Saturday was a solo venture but on Sunday I brought my daughter with me. It is all you told me it was. Given my lack of experience, I was shocked at … Continue reading

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W Fishing Kayaks at Castaway Kids Jubilee

This Saturday, June 2, 2012, Susie and I offered our W Fishing Kayaks and help to the “Castaway Kids” end of year jubilee in honor of scholarship students. Castaway Kids is the name of a nonprofit organization consisting of American, … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing With John in WI

We decided do a bit of kayaking today because the weather was amazing here in Wisconsin. Today we kayaked along the Kettle Moraine Loew lake unit – Oconomowoc river. We tried a little fishing and my brother caught his first … Continue reading

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USA Kayak Fishing Magazine Up and Running

If you’re looking for a website like this one with a bounty of great kayak fishing content, USA Kayak Fishing Magazine is the site for you. This website is a reservoir of articles, posts, and pages all about kayak fishing in the … Continue reading

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Kayak Fishing Unlimited

Can’t get enough of kayak fishing reviews, pictures, movies, and more? Kayak Fishing Unlimited is a great website chock full of everything you love about kayak fishing.

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